Press Releases

February 14, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce Wildlife and Fishing Grants

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that West Virginia will receive more than $15 million in Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration (WSFR) grants through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). Specifically, West Virginia will be awarded $11,257,979 for wildlife restoration and another $3,966,614 … Continue Reading


February 11, 2022

Manchin, Rubio Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Prohibit Federal Purchasing Of Crack Pipes And Needles For Drug Use

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) introduced the bipartisan Preventing Illicit Paraphernalia for Exchange Systems (PIPES) Act to prohibit federal funding from being used to purchase illegal drug paraphernalia, such as needles or crack pipes. For more than 30 years, Congress has passed annual funding bills explicitly prohibiting federal funds from being used to purchase needles or syringes for injection of any illegal drug. This commonsense … Continue Reading


February 11, 2022

Manchin Secures CMS Commitment That West Virginia Healthcare Providers Will Have Maximum Flexibility In Meeting Vaccine Requirement

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) secured a commitment from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure that West Virginia’s rural healthcare providers will have maximum flexibility in meeting CMS’s vaccine requirement. Under the CMS requirement, healthcare providers receiving funding from CMS must require and ensure their staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Many facilities in West Virginia are facing dire staffing … Continue Reading


February 10, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce $399K For Higher Education Research In West Virginia

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $399,020 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research through West Virginia University and Marshall University. The funding will support two research projects on artificial intelligence and cancer immunotherapy. “The National Science Foundation continues to be a strong partner for higher education institutions in West Virginia … Continue Reading


February 10, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce More Than $11 Million For West Virginia Health Centers

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $11,406,902 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) health center cluster grant program. This funding will provide support and resources for health centers across West Virginia.“West Virginia’s health centers are the backbone of our healthcare system and have continued to provide quality care for West Virginians … Continue Reading


February 10, 2022

Manchin Statement On Highest Inflation In Four Decades

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on consumer inflation rising to 7.5%, the largest 12 month increase in four decades.“For months, I have been ringing the alarm bell about inflation. Once again, we are witnessing that the threat of inflation is real. There is not a corner of this nation where hard-working families are able to escape the noticeable impact of this “inflation tax”. Inflation taxes are draining the hard-earned wages of every … Continue Reading


February 09, 2022

Manchin Cosponsors Bipartisan Violence Against Women Act

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) cosponsored the bipartisan renewal of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) introduced by Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Joni Ernst (R-IA).“I’m proud to cosponsor the bipartisan Violence Against Women Act which is an overdue renewal of protections for women and girls in America. This critical legislation makes necessary changes to the law that will protect our sisters, daughters and neighbors from abuse, domestic violence, sexual … Continue Reading


February 09, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce More Than $100K To Support West Virginians Experiencing Homelessness

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $101,160 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to three West Virginia housing organizations to provide quality housing for all West Virginians. This funding will be used for counseling services, promoting financial literacy and other programs to address homelessness in West Virginia, especially children and youth … Continue Reading


February 08, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce $899K To Expand Telehealth Services Through Four Healthcare Providers in West Virginia

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $899,990 from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) COVID-19 Telehealth Program to four West Virginia healthcare providers to expand telehealth services. This funding will be used to purchase laptops and video conferencing software, improve network security and expand telehealth services to aid in addressing mental healthcare needs exacerbated … Continue Reading


February 08, 2022

Interior Nominee: Manchin's Leadership On Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Ensured Crucial Support To Coal Communities

Washington, DC - Today, the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing to consider the nominations of Ms. Maria D. Robinson to be Assistant Secretary of Energy for the Office of Electricity, Dr. Joseph F. DeCarolis to be Administrator of the Energy Information Administration, and Ms. Laura Daniel-Davis to be Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Land and Minerals Management. In her opening remarks, Ms. Daniel-Davis praised committee Chairman U.S. Senator Joe … Continue Reading


February 08, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce WVDEP Grant To Protect Groundwater

Washington, DC- U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) will receive two grants totaling $97,932 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund Corrective Action Program. “Every West Virginian deserves … Continue Reading


February 08, 2022

Manchin Announces $350K From American Rescue Plan To Support Art Programs Impacted by COVID-19 In West Virginia

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $350,000 from the American Rescue Plan through the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for four West Virginia arts organizations, Heartwood in the Hills, The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Davis & Elkins College and RiffRaff Arts Collective to support art programs and their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. “West Virginia has a vibrant culture and history of arts and … Continue Reading


February 07, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce Nearly $10 Million In USDA Funding for West Virginia

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $9,964,754 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for multiple initiatives across the state of West Virginia. “Supporting rural communities across West Virginia creates jobs and boosts the entire Mountain State economy. I’m pleased USDA is investing in community needs, business expansion, job creation, workforce training and more … Continue Reading


February 07, 2022

Manchin, Capito and McKinley Announce $140 Million From Bipartisan Infrastructure Law To Reclaim Abandoned Mine Lands

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Representative David McKinley (R-WV) announced West Virginia will receive $140,751,000 in Fiscal Year 2022 to reclaim abandoned mine lands (AML). This historic amount of funding, made possible by the recently enacted bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, will help ensure the health and safety of West Virginia’s coal … Continue Reading


February 03, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce Funding For Employment, Training Services To Combat Opioid Crisis

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $2,434,127 from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to WorkForce West Virginia. This funding will support job creation and workforce training services in Beckley, Bluefield, Charleston, Huntington, Martinsburg, Morgantown, Parkersburg, and Wheeling, which have each suffered significant social and economic impacts from widespread opioid use, … Continue Reading


February 03, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce Coalfield Development Corporation Grant

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that Coalfield Development Corporation in Wayne, West Virginia, will receive approximately $200,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Brownfields Job Training Program. Funding was made possible by the bipartisan infrastructure law, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.“Addressing and utilizing brownfield sites across West … Continue Reading


February 03, 2022

Manchin Bill To Provide Healthcare For Veterans Exposed To Burn Pits Unanimously Passes Veterans Affairs Committee

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee (SVAC), applauded the committee passage of his Health Care for Burn Pit Veterans Act, which provides healthcare for Veterans exposed to burn pits during deployments to the Middle East and Afghanistan. Senator Manchin also introduced similar legislation last year. “It’s our duty to take care of the brave men and women who selflessly fought to defend our nation, often in terrible … Continue Reading


February 02, 2022

Manchin Questions Commerce Secretary Raimondo On Broadband Expansion Through Bipartisan Infrastructure Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act

Washington, DC - Yesterday, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, questioned U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on the implementation of the $65 billion for broadband expansion efforts included in the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). Senator Manchin said in part, “It’s said that there are at least 258,000 West Virginians without broadband access. But we've had estimates as high as 900,000 West … Continue Reading


January 31, 2022

Manchin, Capito and McKinley Announce $141 Million From Bipartisan Infrastructure Law To Clean Up Legacy Of Abandoned Wells

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Representative David McKinley (R-WV) announced West Virginia is eligible for $141,932,226 from the Department of the Interior to plug, remediate and reclaim orphaned oil and gas wells. The first phase of funding includes up to $25,000,000 in initial grants and another $30,293,000 in the first phase of formula grants. This funding was … Continue Reading


January 27, 2022

Manchin Announces $400K From American Rescue Plan To Expand Broadband Access Through West Virginia Schools, Libraries

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced $400,947 from the American Rescue Plan for two West Virginia schools, a school district, and a library in the latest round of funding from the Emergency Connectivity Fund. This funding is distributed through the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to help schools and libraries purchase laptops and tablets, Wi-Fi hotspots, modems, routers and broadband connections for students, staff and library visitors. To date, West … Continue Reading

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